What do you think of when you hear worship? Me, I first think of a church or sanctuary time. I forget about other ways and times to worship. The Lord reminded me to slow down and look.
The other day Major, my dog, and I were playing in the backyard and he kept going back to sniff at something on the edge of the ferns. Curiosity won over my laziness and I went to look. This is what my dog found. I had already been outside a while, walked by it several times and still didn't notice anything.
To see this beautiful creation, I had to make a conscious effort to stop and kneel down and look. Major already knew this moth hung there. So did God. Those few moments became what I call a moment of "wonder worship"-- admired this creature and it's colors, and thanked God. (Now don't get me wrong, I am NOT fond of bugs, but butterflies, moths and dragon flies are okay.)
"For Thou, O Lord, hast made me glad by what Thou hast done, I will sing for joy at the works of Thy hands." Psalms 92:4
May I challenge each of you this week to stop and look around and maybe in the most common place to find a detail that brings you a moment of "wonder worship."
Please drop me a comment and let me know what you found. If you take a picture and it's posted on your blog, with your permission I would like to post them on my blog in two weeks so that we all may rejoice and share in our Father's handiwork. "Let the search begin!"
Waiting and Wandering and Wonder-ing.
photo by karen evans